Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
Free from self-interest, prejudice, or favoritism--Marked by impartiality and honesty, justice, and freedom from improper
Playing by the rules of the game. Treating others as you would want to be treated. Providing equal opportunity for everyone.
Being sensitive to others' needs.
"Government should stop trying to make life fair for its 'subjects.' Fairness is not an institutional value that
can be dictated from on high; it is a personal value that we are to demonstrate to one another."
candid, dispassionate, equal, equitable, impartial, impersonal, indifferent, just, nondiscriminatory, nonpartisan, objective,
square, unbiased, uncolored, undistinctive, unprejudiced, unprepossessed
detached, disinterested; balanced, rational, reasonable, sane; open-minded, straight
biased, inequitable, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prepossessed, unjust
Worthy of trust or confidence
Trustworthiness is being honest, telling the truth, keeping promises, and being loyal so people can trust you. Trustworthy
people don't lie, cheat or steal. They have integrity and the moral courage to do the right thing and to stand up for their
beliefs even when it is difficult to do so.
"Travel the path of integrity without looking back, for there is never a wrong time to do the right thing."
dependable, secure, tried and true, trusty
truthful, veracious; honest, scrupulous, upright
Showing or having a gentle considerate nature
"Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes the ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust,
and hostility to evaporate."
courtesy, dispensation, indulgence, service, good-hearted, kindly
altruistic, benevolent, charitable, eleemosynary, humane, humanitarian, openhearted, philanthropic, propitious; compassionate,
kindhearted, responsive, sympathetic, tender, warm, warmhearted; clement, forbearing, indulgent, lenient, merciful, tolerant;
affable, amiable, cordial, genial, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, sweet-tempered; complaisant, obliging; gentle,
cruel, fell, fierce, inhuman, savage; hard, harsh, rough; grim, implacable, merciless, unrelenting
Calmness, self-control, and the willingness and ability to tolerate delay despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity.
The capacity to endure hardship or inconvenience without complaint.
"Our patience will achieve more than our force"
forbearance, longanimity, long-suffering, patientness, resignation, uncomplainingness
composure, cool, equanimity, impeturbability, self-control; endurance, sufferance, suffering, tolerance, toleration; nonresistance,
passiveness, passivity, submission, submissiveness
fretfulness; restiveness, restlessness; hastiness; rebellion, resistance
Considerate or kindly in disposition--Amiable and tender--Free from harshness, sternness, or violence--Having a pleasant
"Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty."
affable, amiable, genial
kind, pleasant, pleasing, tender; agreeable, benign, mild; compassionate, kindly, softhearted, sympathetic, warmhearted
belligerent, cantankerous, contentious, ill-natured, petty, quarrelsome; aggressive, demanding, overbearing
Knowledge is the awareness and understanding of facts, truths or information gained in the form of experience or learning.
Knowledge is distinct from simple information. Both knowledge and information consist of true statements, but knowledge is
information that has a purpose or use. We can never have too much knowledge.
'It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance."
"We're all ignorant. Just on different subjects."
learning, scholarship, science, information, lore, science, wisdom
advice, intelligence, data, evidence, facts, input
Orderly conduct or pattern of behavior that molds or perfects the mental faculties and moral character.
Discipline is the rejection of instant gratification in favor of something better. It is the giving up of instant pleasure
and satisfaction for a higher goal.
It is the ability of the individual to stick to actions, thoughts, and behavior, which lead to improvement and success.
"Half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't
know what to do with luck."
self-command, self-control, self-discipline, self-government, self-mastery, self-restraint, willpower
Sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it
"Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source both of inner and external peace, they are fundamental
to the continued survival of our species."
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code
Integrity is a guideline, a benchmark, a point of reference that is used to make decisions that rely on truth and honesty.
All things are related to this point of reference and judged accordingly. To maintain integrity, you must remember to refer
to truth and honesty in ALL decisions, thoughts and actions.
Integrity is similar to a skill. A qualified carpenter must endure years of training, practice and exposure to building
materials and circumstances that call for his talent. Integrity must also endure years of practice and exposure for integrity
is NOT necessarily inherent within a person's personality. Instead, integrity is a trait that is taught and learned over an
"Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are
the magic keys to living your life with integrity."
W. Clement Stone
honestness, honor, honorableness, incorruption